List of people from Bursa
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This is a list of people from Bursa who have become known internationally in different roles and professions. Bursa is a city in northwestern Turkey. It is the fourth most populous city in Turkey and equally one of the most industrialized metropolitan centers in the country.
Renown people from Bursa
- Dio Chrysostom- Greek orator, writer, philosopher and historian of the Roman Empire
- Ata Demirer- comedian
- Behice Boran- the leader of the socialist Workers Party of Turkey
- Bayezid I - Fourth Ottoman Empire ruler.
- Celal Bayar- former Turkish president
- Emin Fahrettin Özdilek- Prime Minister of Turkey
- Emre Aşık- international footballer
- Erdal Özyağcılar- actor
- Erkan Can- actor
- Hamit Şare- Olympic skier
- Hande Ataizi- actress
- Halil Ergün- actor
- İhsan Sabri Çağlayangil- politician
- Manolis Andronikos (1919–1992) Greek archaeologist
- Mehmed I - Fifth Ottoman Empire ruler.
- Mercan Dede, Turkish musician
- Muazzez İlmiye Çığ- archaeologist
- Murad I- Third Ottoman Empire ruler.
- Müzeyyen Senar – singer, state artist of Turkey
- Nur Sürer- actress
- Olgun Şimşek- actor
- Okan Yılmaz- international footballer
- Ömer Aşık -international basketballer
- Özhan Canaydın- former basketball player, businessman and the former chairman of Galatasaray
- Pınar Kür- author
- Qādī Zāda al-Rūmī- astronomer and mathematician
- Sabiha Gökçen- the first Turkish female aviator
- Serdar Kurtuluş- International footballer
- Tarkan Gozubuyuk- Pentagram/Mezarkabul Bass Guitar Player / Producer
- Sercan Yıldırım - International footballer
- Sporus of Nicaea- Greek mathematician and astronomer
- Vedat Okyar- footballer
- Vildan Atasever- actress
- Zeki Müren- well known singer, "sun of art"